Unit Secretary in Miami, Florida, United States
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HCA Florida Mercy Hospital

Unit Secretary

Miami, FL, United States
Part-time • Days (rotating weekends)
Admitting Registration Clerical and Scheduling   Job ID: 26110-16218
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SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Part-time

Unit Assistant
Labor & Delivery
Part Time, Day Shift, 0.6 FTE
Mercy Hospital
Miami, FL
Facility Description:

Since 1950 Mercy Hospital has been serving the healthcare needs of South Florida. Licensed for 488-beds, Accredited by the Joint Commission, Mercy Hospital is affiliated with more than 1,000 physicians representing a wide range of medical specialties to serve the residents of Miami-Dade county and surrounding communities. Services include emergency care, heart and vascular care, maternity and neonatal care (Level II NICU), as well as outpatient and CARF accredited inpatient rehabilitation. Accessible by land, air and sea, Mercy is designated by the Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center and the hospital’s Comprehensive Community Cancer Program is accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer.


Mercy Hospital is sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of St. Augustine, Florida, and affiliated with HCA Healthcare’s East Florida Division. As Miami-Dade County’s only Catholic hospital, Mercy has maintained its reputation for excellence while following the Catholic tradition of caring for God’s people and providing spiritual support. Since its inception, Mercy Hospital has been dedicated to providing excellent medical care, while remaining true to its mission of caring for the physical and spiritual needs of all the people it serves.

We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At Mercy Hospital we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:

  • Student Loan Repayment*
  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs*
  • Paid Personal Leave
  • 401k (100% annual match – 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Identity Theft Protection discounts
  • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)*

*If applicable, please refer to the CBA or the local HR office to confirm if this benefit applies to your position.

Job Description:
Responsible for secretarial duties which supports the operation of the Department. Duties include  facilitating timely and effective communication with all members of  nursing staff, technologists,physicians, patients, families and other departments in the organization. The Unit Secretary is responsible for telephone management of incoming and outgoing calls in the Command Center, monitoring of  the lifenet communication systems and timely notification of the ANM of such alerts and calls. The Unit Secretary is responsible for the entry of orders in meditech. In addition the Unit Secretary may be called to assist in other clerical duties as assigned by the Department Director, Clinical Care Coordinator or Assistant Nurse Manager. 
  • Consistently displays telephone courtesy, answers promptly, and relays messages accurately to appropriate person.
  • Monitors all calls, transfers calls to the appropriate staff accurately  and in a timely manner.
  • Responds appropriately in all Code situations, making the necessary phone calls in a timely manner
  • Responsible for the accurate and timely entry of orders in meditech
  • Assists in the reconciliation of the patient’s medical records.
  • Consistently uses at least two patient identifiers (patient's full name and date of birth or approved alternatives as applicable) to confirm patient identification prior to the provision of patient care or care-related services.
  • Consistently writes clearly and legibly, using correct spelling and approved abbreviations, acronyms, and symbols.


  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Associate or Technical degree preferred
  • 0-2 years experience in managing telephone calls
  • Communication, Customer Service , and computer skills
  • Must be able to multitask and work in a fast paced environment
  • Knowledge of Medical Terminology


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Part-time • Days (rotating weekends)

COVID-19 Vaccination

In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role requires you to have received the first dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccination series (or a one-dose COVID-19 vaccination) to meet CMS requirements, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption (including booster for California).

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